Butterflies and Moths of the World Generic Names and their Type-species

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Metlaouia Dumont, 1928 . Encycl. ent. (B) 3(Lepid.) : 20.

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Homonyms: 1

Higher classification:

Simyra oberthueri Culot, 1910. Noctuelles et Géomètres Eur. 1: 26, pl.3, fig.1.    [BHLBHL]

Type-species designation:
by original designation .

Type specimens:
Type(s) ALGERIA: Aflou, (BMNH, London)..

Nye (1975) stated:-

S. oberthueri was, in the original description, attributed to Deckert but no earlier reference has been found.

Poole (1989) included ARGYRITIS Hübner, 1821; CALLAENIA Hübner, 1821; EMPUSA Hübner, 1821; EUDERAEA Hübner, 1821; TRIBUNOPHORA Hübner, 1822; LOPHIA Sodoffsky, 1837; LATHOSEA Grote, 1881; EPINYCTIS Grote, 1882; NYCTEROPHAETA Smith, 1882; RANCORA Smith, 1892; COPICUCULLIA Smith, 1894; ARGYROGALEA Hampson, 1906; ARGYROMATA Hamspon, 1906; CHELIGALEA Hampson, 1906; EMPUSADA Hampson, 1906; METLAOUIA Dumont, 1928; PSEUDOCOPICUCULLIA Dumont, 1929; and PSEUDONYCTEROPHAETA Berio, 1934 as junior synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802.

Poole (1989) included EUCALIMIA Hübner, 1821 as a junior synonym of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 394, although he did not list it amongst the synonyms of CUCULLIA Schrank, 1802 on page 292.

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